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  • Three Fed banks pushed again for discount rate hike: minutes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three regional Federal Reserve banks in September pressed again for an increase in the Fed's emergency lending rate ahead of last month's Fed policy meeting, according to minutes released on Tuesday. Directors of the Dallas, Kansas...
  • Exclusive: Sustained inflation drop would prompt later Fed rate rise- Williams

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve would consider delaying an interest rate hike if inflation started to sustainably drop away from the U.S. central bank's 2 percent goal, San Francisco Fed President John Williams said in an interview on Tuesday....
  • Exclusive: Fed's Williams downplays global risks, eyes U.S. inflation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bellwether Federal Reserve policymaker on Tuesday downplayed concerns about weakness in the global economy, saying the U.S. central bank should only delay an interest rate hike next year if inflation or wages fail to perk up....
  • Euro's demise exaggerated, old lessons show

    LONDON (Reuters) - Currency watchers have decreed that the euro will fall sharply against the dollar as Europe and the United States' monetary policies diverge, but history suggests the euro's drop may not be quite so smooth or rapid. Frankfurt has...
  • Fed's Evans says infrastructure push could help economy

    INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans said on Monday that the U.S. government should take advantage of low borrowing costs to accelerate needed infrastructure investment. The effort could boost demand, increase growth,...
  • Evans sticks with early 2016 as likely date for U.S. rate liftoff

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans said on Monday that he continues to see early 2016 as the likely date for the Fed to raise interest rates. "It would be the first quarter of 2016 because of the risk considerations,"...
  • Fed's Evans sees slow inflation rise, counsels patience on rate decision

    INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve should err on the side of caution in its coming decision about when to raise interest rates for fear of upending the U.S. recovery in a weak world economy, Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans said...
  • Fed official warns against raising interest rates 'prematurely'

    Fed official warns against raising interest rates 'prematurely'
    Even though a global slowdown threatens the U.S. recovery, the biggest risk facing the nation's economy would be decision by the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates too soon, according to a top central bank policymaker. The Fed should be patient...
  • Austerity versus growth version 3.0 at G20/IMF

    LONDON (Reuters) - World policymakers gather in Washington later this week to ponder how to sustain economic recovery at a time when the United States is about to turn off its money taps. Given the same G20 finance ministers and central bankers met in...
  • World economies warn of global risks, call for bold action

    World economies warn of global risks, call for bold action
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund's member countries on Saturday said bold action was needed to bolster the global economic recovery and they urged governments not to squelch growth by tightening budgets too drastically, although...
  • U.S. TIPS market signals rising concerns about disinflation

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For Federal Reserve officials already worried about a persistent lack of U.S. wage and price growth, one corner of the bond market may be suggesting even more reason for alarm. The Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) market...